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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Karamanlis, Konstantinos 1907-1998. Greek politician who served as prime minister (1955-1963 and 1974-1980) and president (1980-1985 and 1990-1995).

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Examples

  • The Norovirus is going around like crazy -- you know, the one that takes out entire cruise ships?

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  • The roughly 3,900 prisoners confined two to a cell were completely without water; 379 prisoners and eight staff members were seriously sickened by some sort of diarrheal disease, variously identified as the Norovirus, Campylobacter and, according to one Doctor I spoke to, "a mixture of fecal bacteria" that were never conclusively identified.

    Inmates Forced to Drink Poison Water - No Place to Go for Help

  • His son said until he saw the death certificate, he believed his father had been suffering from the same diarrhoea and vomiting bug - better known as the Norovirus - as many other patients on the ward.

    News round-up

  • Son Joe said until he saw the death certificate, he believed his father had been suffering from the same diarrhoea and vomiting bug - better known as the Norovirus - as many other patients on the ward.

    News round-up

  • Norwalk virus, also commonly known as Norovirus, is a rapidly spreading foodborne illness, with symptoms commonly including vomiting and diarrhea.

    The Fergus Falls Daily Journal

  • Health chiefs are urging people in the local community to take extra precautions to try to prevent the bug, known as the Norovirus, from spreading further.

    News round-up

  • Four wards at the Royal Hallamshire and Northern General Hospitals have been closed because patients are suffering from the winter vomiting bug Norovirus which is highly contagious.

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  • Outbreaks of gastrointestinal illnesses such as Norovirus are more common in senior populations, since older persons seem to be more vulnerable to infection, as well as in populations living in very close proximity to each other such as cruise ships, hotels, and jails.

    Daily Democrat Most Viewed

  • Blumenthal Blames 'Norovirus' For Fat Duck Closure

    UK Regional Film and Television News

  • Norovirus can cause diarrhea, vomiting and stomach pain.

    CDC: NBA stomach bug outbreak affected 13 teams

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